Ashes Series

  • Johnson may quit limited-overs cricket to prolong Test career 15-04-2014 05:49 PM

    Australia's Mitchell Johnson may quit limited-overs cricket to prolong his Test career with an eye on the 2015 Ashes series in England, the fast bowler said on Tuesday. The 32-year-old has been Australia's talisman in a spectacular recent run, bowling them to a whitewash of arch-rivals England and a series...
  • England arrive in Australia for Ashes series 25-10-2013 09:40 AM

    Perth: England's cricketers were in confident mood when they touched down in Perth early Friday at the start of their Ashes tour to Australia. Asked about his team's chances of winning a fourth consecutive Ashes series, spinner Graeme Swann said they were "always confident." The England players looked fresh and...
  • Double-ton Chris Rogers gives Aussies Ashes boost 07-05-2013 04:21 PM

    London: Chris Rogers gave Australia a timely Ashes boost with a fine double century in Middlesex's county championship draw against Surrey at Lord's on Sunday. Rogers hit 214 - his ninth first-class double century - to improve his chances of featuring against England after a five-year absence from the national...
  • Ashes: Early jolt to Aussies after England 425 all out 16-07-2009 06:23 PM

    England made the most of winning the toss and some indifferent bowling by racing to 126 for none at lunch on the opening day of the second Test against Australia at Lord's on Thursday. ...